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  • noun Plural form of mandolin.

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Examples

  • Anne, there is a little bit of evidence that violins (in particular) do increase in amplitude and perhaps other aspects of sound through playing, so we can't really say that there is nothing to the idea of mandolins waking up or opening up, but there is certainly no agreement that they definitely do open up, and certainly no agreement as to how much.

    Mandolin Cafe News

  • There are crunchy electric guitars, moody mandolins and witticisms both goofy and insightful from singer Michael Stipe.

    Album review: R.E.M.'s 'Collapse Into Now' is settled into familiar formula

  • From 1919 to 1923, Lloyd Loar worked for the Gibson company, making F-5 mandolins whose quality has never been matched, according to everyone, including mandolin hero Ricky Skaggs, who played at the BB King Blues Club a few weeks ago.

    Daniel Menaker: Mandolins

  • But for some time now, Japan has been turning out mandolins that are inscribed with the name "Loar," even though Mr. Loar had nothing at all to do with them.

    Daniel Menaker: Mandolins

  • From 1919 to 1923, Lloyd Loar worked for the Gibson company, making F-5 mandolins whose quality has never been matched, according to everyone, including mandolin hero Ricky Skaggs, who played at the BB King Blues Club a few weeks ago.

    Daniel Menaker: Mandolins

  • On the way to Galax, at Blue Ridge Music Center Grayson/Carroll County, a museum just off the parkway, you can talk to talented luthiers who create fine guitars, banjos, mandolins and other instruments on site.

    Lea Lane: Hooked on Virginia's Crooked Road

  • The tumbling mandolins that open the title track of Lady Antebellum's new album telegraph the group's loyalty to country music, but the electric-guitar riffs that follow nod to their past success on pop radio.

    A Flock of Rock Docs

  • There are crunchy electric guitars, moody mandolins and witticisms both goofy and insightful from singer Michael Stipe.

    Album review: R.E.M., "Collapse Into Now"

  • On the way to Galax, at Blue Ridge Music Center Grayson/Carroll County, a museum just off the parkway, you can talk to talented luthiers who create fine guitars, banjos, mandolins and other instruments on site.

    Lea Lane: Hooked on Virginia's Crooked Road

  • From 1919 to 1923, Lloyd Loar worked for the Gibson company, making F-5 mandolins whose quality has never been matched, according to everyone, including mandolin hero Ricky Skaggs, who played at the BB King Blues Club a few weeks ago.

    Daniel Menaker: Mandolins

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